Mar 07, 2016 · The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday in favor of an Alabama woman who sought legal custody after splitting up with her same-sex partner. Supreme Court Author: Pete Williams.
Mar 07, 2016 · The U.S. Supreme Court, without hearing oral argument, has unanimously reversed an Alabama Supreme Court ruling that denied parental rights to a .
Gay Adoption: Why did the Supreme Court stay silent? by Denise Callahan, December 2009. Was the U.S. Supreme Court making a statement when it declined to hear a gay adoption case? Most legal experts say the court's silence shouldn't be taken too seriously. After all, thousands of cases land on the highest court's doorstep every month.
The Supreme Court ruling affirming same-sex marriage rights nationwide removed some, but not all, of these legal hurdles. Gay and lesbian adoption laws in some states that restrict married LGBT couples from adopting typically involve issues regarding the religious rights of adoption agencies. Supporters of these restrictions claim agencies.